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98th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

Experience Easter as the sun rises across Iron Mountain. Service will include carillon music, sacred hymns, and an inspirational message. Gates open at 6 a.m. Free admission to all until 8:00 a.m.

Gardens’ Carillonneur Geert D’hollander will begin the celebration at 6:30 a.m. with a selection of seasonal compositions performed on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon. Dr. Scott Markley of First Baptist Church of Lake Wales, FL will deliver the inspirational Easter message. The service will conclude with a half-hour concert performed by D’hollander on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon.

The Entrance Gate, Visitor Center, and The Shop at Bok will open at 6:00 a.m. Donations are encouraged.

Please note:
Shuttle service will not be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring personal wheelchairs or mobility carts. Dogs are also not permitted at the service but are welcome to enter the Gardens after 8 a.m.

Event Date & Time

Sunday, March 31, 2024
7:00 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Gates open at 6 a.m.


Tower Lawn


Free Admission Until 8 a.m.
Register Now to Let Us Know You’re Coming

Easter Unlimited Breakfast Buffet at the Blue Palmetto Cafe
Purchase Buffet Tickets Here

Breakfast Buffet Served from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.*
$21 adults ● $11 children (under 12), plus tax
Bok Tower Gardens Members receive a 10% discount

Scrambled Eggs Bar featuring Chef Matt’s World Famous Fresh Salsa, Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, and Hot Sauces
Crispy Bacon,
Country Sausage Links,
Assorted Breakfast Pastries,
Freshly Diced Fruit,
Buttery Grits with Shredded Cheese

Buffet ticket includes Beverage:
Hot Coffee, Florida’s Natural Orange Juice,
Iced Tea, and Pepsi Fountain Drinks

* Please Note *
Blue Palmetto Café regular menu will not be available until 11 a.m.
Grab & Go items will be available for purchase.

Please Note:
Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.